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CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
senator charles schumer fought for the bill. >> sandy struck a body blow against new york state and new jersey. today we finally struck back. >> reporter: earlier this month, president obama approved almost $10 billion to replenish the national flood insurance program. sandy struck on october 29. it's blamed for more than 130 deaths and tens of billions of dollars in damage. cbs news. >>> congress and the president are also dealing with the issue of gun control. yesterday the president met with 13 law enforcement leaders. mr. obama is pressing for a ban on assault weapons and limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines. the law enforcement officials pressed the need for tighter background checks and a better mental health system. the president says he hopes congress is listening. >> hopefully if law enforcement officials who are dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some basic consensus in terms of steps that we need to take congress is going to be paying attention to them and will be able to make progress. >> mr. obama admits he'll have a hard time winning broad sup
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
charles schumer, the senior senator of new york. >> mr. schumer i believe is in charge of the congressional committee that puts the inauguration on. he'll be speaking before the president takes the oath this morning. of course, there will be no lack of conversation on this trip to the capitol. of course you'll have the vice president there. he can always be counted on to -- if there's a gap in the conversation, he'll fill it. >> it will be something to see whether between the vice president and senator schumer the president can get a word in edgewise on this short trip up. it's about 1.6 miles. i'm reminded that abraham lincoln once said about this trip, he said i have always been told that i'm going to hell, but i didn't realize it was two miles up the road with a dome on top of it. i'm sure all presidents feel that way from time to time. the president's armored limousine now moving past the entrance to the west wing and will soon be on its way out of the white house grounds and up pennsylvania avenue. senator schumer who is riding with the president will be essentially the m
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
plan are a bipartisan group of heavy hitters. new york democrat charles schumer is their unofficial leader. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. con the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> reporter: their plan would grant illegal immigrants temporary legal status to staygr in the country if they pass a a criminal background check, pay a fine and back taxes and learn english. but they would have to get the back of the line for citizenship-- a process that would only start once border security has been improved with more agents and more drones. in 2007, republicans brought down a similar plan arguing it amounts to amnesty. but arizona's john mccain who championed reform then and nowpi says he senses a major shift among his g.o.p. colleagues. >> you look at the demographics of this country and the rising hispanic population, we're not going to win races. >> reporter: you've tried so many times to pass immigration reform. what gives
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
think long island wines have a seat at the table. >> reporter: new york senator charles schumer was a big reason bedell was served. as chairman of the inaugural committee, he chose to feature new york wines. until a couple of weeks ago, bedell was better known for its artsy bottle labels inspired by michael lynne's other passion, contemporary art. after monday it may be better known for another lane -- a wine fit for a president. for "cbs this morning," seth doane, cutchogue new york. >> congrats to michael lynne. >> michael lynne, exactly. he thinks -- you think seth had a taste? >> i think he might have had a little -- >> nora, we miss you. come back. come home. >> see you tomorrow. i am. >> that does it for us. up next, local news. we'll see you tomorrow right here on "cbs this morning." [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that
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